Pine Warbler (Dendroica pinus), Havell plate no. 140

Object Number: 
1863.17.140
Date: 
1821
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, and black ink on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 18 5/16 x 11 9/16 in. (46.5 x 29.4 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN / 1817
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Drawn from Nature by John. J. Audubon / James Pirrie's Plantations Louisianna July 10th 1821 ---"; at lower center in graphite: "New Specie ---"; below in brown ink: "Pine Creeping Warbler. Male & femelle / Sylvia Pinus"; at lower right: "Plant J.R. Mason ---"; birds numbered in graphite lower and upper respectively: "1."; "2"; at upper right corner: "40"
Description: 
Female, above; male, below
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda)
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group